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Attenuation of Teleseismic Body Waves

Naturevolume 207pages745746 (1965) | Download Citation

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AT the Royal Society discussion on “Recent Advances in the Technique of Seismic Recording and Analysis” (January 28–29, 1965), de Noyer directed attention to the difficulty of observing short-period (about 1-sec period) shear waves at angular distances in the range 25° < Δ < 100°. The following analysis suggests a possible reason.

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    Knopoff, L., Rev. Geophys., 2, No. 4 (1964).

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    Anderson, D. L., and Archambeau, C. B., J. Geophys. Res., 69, 2071 (1964).

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  1. Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, Blacknest, Brimpton, Near Reading, Berkshire

    • E. W. CARPENTER
  2. Teledyne, Inc., Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.A.

    • E. A. FLINN

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